Data Collaboratives can transform the way civil society organisations find solutions – Part I

By Stefaan Verhulst, co-founder and chief research and development officer of The GovLab at NYU Tandon

… From climate change to income inequality to geopolitical upheaval and terrorism: the difficulties confronting international civil society organisations (ICSOs) are unprecedented not only in their variety but also in their complexity. At the same time, today’s practices and tools used by ICSOs seem stale and outdated. … Data will likely become more central to meeting these challenges. … Data Collaboratives offer a way around this limitation.

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